Kappelmann History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The distinguished surname Kappelmann comes from Austria, and is of two possible origins. Firstly, the name is derived from the Austrian term "Chaepplingaern," meaning "people living next to a chapel." Alternatively, the name may be derived from the place name "Caplendorf," the name of an Austrian village. Either of these origins would indicate the place of residence of the original bearer.

Early Origins of the Kappelmann family

The surname Kappelmann was first found in Austria, where it first emerged in the early Middle Ages. The first known bearer of the name was one known as bi der Chappel ("near the chapel",) who lived in Regensburg in 1272. The young Kappelmann family was instrumental during this early period, playing a major role in the development of medieval Austrian society.

Important Dates for the Kappelmann family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kappelmann research. Another 75 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1487, 1685, 1733, 1769, 1792, and 1871 are included under the topic Early Kappelmann History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Kappelmann Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Kappel, Kappelmann, Kappler, Käppel and many more.

Early Notables of the Kappelmann family (pre 1700)

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Kappelmann migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kappelmann Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Frederich Kappelmann, aged 40, who landed in Missouri in 1844 [1]
  • Heinrich Kappelmann, aged 22, who arrived in Missouri in 1844 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Kappelmann (post 1700)

  • Todd Kappelmann, American basketball player, member of the 2001-02 Kansas Jayhawks men's basketball team
  • Anna Kappelmann, German film editor, known for her work on Toyland (2007), Cowgirl (2004) and Herzberg (2013)

Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
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